Famous Deaths in October 1849

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Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 7 Edgar Allan Poe, American writer, poet and critic (The Pit and the Pendulum) considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre (Murders in the Rue Morgue), dies in Baltimore at 40

  • Oct 16 George Washington Williams, 1st major African American historian, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 17 Frederic Chopin, Polish/French pianist/composer, dies at 39

Composer Frederic Chopin
Composer
Frederic Chopin